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The Invention of the Beautiful Game: Football and the Making of Modern Brazil

Gregg Bocketti

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062556
eISBN:
9780813051574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062556.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book explains how Brazilian football (soccer) became Brazilian, showing that this was a matter of choices made by Brazilian nationalists rather than an outgrowth of any “authentic” Brazilian ... More


Embracing the Unconscious

Barbara Lounsberry

in Becoming Virginia Woolf: Her Early Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049915
eISBN:
9780813050379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049915.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf’s ghostly, haunted 1905 Cornwall Diary and the 1906 to 1908 Great Britain Travel Diary that follows it display her growing trust in her unconscious as both a reservoir and compositor. ... More


Heartbreak House: “A Long Garden Seat on the West”

Tony Jason Stafford and R. F. Dietrich

in Shaw's Settings: Gardens and Libraries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044989
eISBN:
9780813046747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044989.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Nature, invention, human vileness, and Creative Evolution all conjoin in Hector’s speech in Act III: “Heaven’s threatening growl of disgust at us useless futile creatures. [Fiercely] I tell you, one ... More


The Loose-Leaf Diary

Barbara Lounsberry

in Virginia Woolf's Modernist Path: Her Middle Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062952
eISBN:
9780813051833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062952.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In 1927, Woolf embarks on a two-and-a-half-year experiment with a loose-leaf diary, meant to catch more stray or “loose” thoughts. Her 1927 loose-leaf diary seems to plunge her into her creative ... More


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